BY MALCON TEAM
With everything going back to normalcy, the event is dubbed as “MALCON RETURNS.” It will showcase over 5,000 toys from various anime and Japanese shows, movies, games, and art pieces. Renowned Steampunk artist and metalsmith Ram Mallari will exhibit his masterpieces including a Batman-inspired lifesize 7-foot statue in time for the recently-released Warner Bros. film “The Batman.”
Aside from the Mallari exhibit, event partner Anime Cosplay Empire (A.C.E.) has organized a one-day cosplay competition. Cosplay competition The MALCON Cosplay Competition is open for all ages. Cosplay participants can wear costumes from anime, movies, comics and games genre. The free registration is strictly on-site at 10:00am to 12:00
noon on April 9, 2022.
To trumpet Bulacan’s impeccable talent, MALCON has again invited its very own Christian Rodil, the creator of MALCON mascot and the costume designer of ABS-CBN’s upcoming drama, “Mars Ravelo’s Darna: The TV Series.” MALCON will also highlight Maloleño’s ingenuity through scratch toy builder Kris Morato, who made countless figures from rubber matting.
The MALCON tradition started in 2018 and it has been a crowd attractor, breaching people count year-by-year from 6,000 to over 15,000 in attendance.
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